Community Mapping Collaboratory

The Community Mapping Collaboratory is hosted in the University of Victoria's Geography department, in the David Turbin Building Rm B209.

PEPÁḴEṈ HÁUTW̱ (Blossoming Place) morning tasting, ȽÁU, WELṈEW̱ Tribal School

Join the UVic CMC, students and other community members at the  ȽÁU, WELṈEW̱ Tribal School grounds in Brentwood Bay next Friday, June 15 from 9am - 1pm for a morning of of eating, tasting, and edible plant learning! Did we mention the face painting? 

We are also now a non profit society! The PEPÁḴEṈ HÁUTW̱ Food Systems Education Foundation is now a certified BC Society and we are currently awaiting charitable status.

Sandown Project - Geog 391

In fall 2017 the Agricultural Land Commission (ALC) approved the Agricultural Reclamation and Drainage Plan for the Sandown site in the District of North Saanich.

As described on the District on North Saanich website:

"Subdivision approval was granted creating the 3 parcels, which make up the 12-acre commercial site and the 83-acre agricultural parcel. The transfer of the 83 acres to District ownership, the inclusion of the District’s own 12.05-acre adjacent parcel to the west, and the exclusion of the 12-acre commercial portion is now complete.

Lansdowne Scholar Lecture - Dr. Margaret Pearce

Lansdowne Scholar Lecture by Dr. Margaret Pearce

Date: 

Thursday, March 9, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm

Imagination, Memory, and Engagement: Expressing Indigenous and non-Indigenous geographies

Dr. Margaret Pearce: faculty associate, Canadian-American Center, University of Maine

Introduction by Dr. John Lutz: chair of History, UVic, and co-chair of UVic Community Mapping Collaboratory

Thursday, March 9, DTB A104

reception and community mapping display 7-7:30 pm

lecture 7:30-9 pm

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UVic Ideafest: Re-Presenting the Living Landscape

UVic Ideafest event. Re-Presenting the Living Landscape

Date: 

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 -
3:00pm to 6:00pm

Come and join us for a celebration and showcase of local and global community and green mapping, placemaking, and story gathering projects, supported by the UVic Community Mapping Collaboratory.

Meet neighbourhood and campus mappers, students, researchers and activists. Play a community mapping game!
Browse the community mapping websites and find out how you too, can engage in mapping wherever you are.

Hear from our special guests 4:30-5:00 PM

Special guests include:

UVic Ideafest: Re-Presenting the Living Landscape

Meet neighbourhood and campus mappers, students, researchers and activists. Play a community mapping game!
Browse the community mapping websites and find out how you too, can engage in mapping wherever you are.

Hear from our special guests 4:30-5:00 PM

Special guests include:

  • Johannes Feddema (Chair, Department of Geography)
  • Margaret Pearce (Indigenous Cartographer/Academic (US)

Neighbourhood Mapping Project Leaders:

  • Jill Croft (Oak Bay Community)
  • Steve Ford (Fernwood Community)

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